Annual Benefit, ‘Grapple At The Garden’ Raises $1.3 Million For Beat The Streets Wrestling
The award winners announced at the Benefit Celebration include:
• Junior League Female Wrestler of the Year: Sujeydy Matos, Inwood Academy for Leadership
• Junior League Male Wrestler of the Year: Sulayman Bah, MS 129
• Become Your Own Dream Foundation Scholarship: Adrian Rosario Beato, Mott Haven Campus – This financial scholarship is given annually to a New York City student-athlete who has overcome obstacles, worked through hardship, and plans to continue wrestling in college.
• Female Student Athlete of the Year: Lyn Kajihara, The Bronx High School of Science – This career achievement award is given to a female athlete who exhibits the greatest combination of academic and extracurricular success.
• Male Student Athlete of the Year: David Berkovich, Poly Prep Country Day School – This career achievement award is given to a male athlete who exhibits the greatest combination of academic and extracurricular success.
• Grit Award: Michael Babbcort, George Wingate Educational Campus – This career achievement award is given to the New York City wrestler who has embraced the grind and shown improvement through their tireless effort and dedication to the sport.
• Lady Liberty: Shola Cascen, Harry S. Truman High School – This career achievement award is given to the New York City female wrestler who has stood as the beacon of opportunity and promise, representing all that is strong and proud of New York City women's wrestling.
• Atlas Award: Terry Adams, Monsignor Farrell High School – This career achievement award is given to a male athlete who has picked up New York City wrestling and taken it to new heights.
• Junior League Coach of the Year: Jonathan Khoury, Eagle Academy for Young Men
• Girls High School Coach of the Year: Ted Cook, Harry S. Truman High School
• Boys High School Coach of the Year: Michael Stern, Queens Metropolitan High School
• Assistant Coach of the Year: Barry Hart, George Wingate Educational Complex
• Volunteer of the Year: Jake O’Hara, Columbia University (‘14)
Beat the Streets Benefit competitions, which began in 2010, have since become a major showcase of the best of international wrestling. This unique annual event has helped Beat the Streets raise millions of dollars to support local youth wrestling programs which empower young people in New York City.
The first Beat the Streets Benefit was held on the U.S.S. Intrepid, an aircraft carrier docked on the west side of Manhattan. Since then, the benefit has taken place at other notable New York City spots like Grand Central Station and Times Square. Team USA has faced off against teams from around the world including Japan, Cuba, Russia and Iran. Last year, the competition was hosted at the new Pier 17 in the Seaport District and included the highly anticipated Burroughs vs. Frank Chamizo match.
New York City’s Madison Square Garden is one of the most famous sporting and entertainment venues in the world. The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden is an impressive venue with the capacity to seat over 5,000. The theater has hosted notable wrestling events including the 1998 Goodwill Games wrestling competition and the 2017 Grapple at the Garden college wrestling event.
May 6, 2019, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York
• 122 lbs. (girls) - Valentina Bailon pin Elleny Seda, 3:22
• 138 lbs. (boys) - Jo Jo Aragona pin Adam Busiello, 4:06
• Men's freestyle - 57 kg - Jack Mueller tech. fall Nick Piccininni, 11-0
• Women's freestyle – 62 kg - Mallory Velte (USA) tech fall Linda Morais (Canada), 10-0
• Men's freestyle – 70 kg - James Green dec. Anthony Ashnault, 8-4
• Men's freestyle – 97 kg - Kyle Snyder tech. fall Nishan Randhawa (Canada), 15-1
• Men's freestyle – 125 kg - Nick Gwiazdowski dec. Derek White, 9-0
• Women's freestyle – 57 kg - Becka Leathers (USA) dec. Diana Weicker (Canada), 10-6
• Men's freestyle – 61 kg - Nick Suriano dec. Joe Colon, 3-1
• Men's freestyle – 86 kg - Drew Foster inj. dft. David Taylor, 0:31
• Men's freestyle – 92 kg - J'den Cox tech. fall Patrick Brucki, 10-0
• Men's freestyle – 65 kg - Yianni Diakomihalis dec. Bajrang Punia (India), 10-8
• Men's freestyle – 74 kg - Jordan Burroughs tech. fall Ben Askren, 11-0
About Beat the Streets
The mission of Beat the Streets is to develop the full potential of the urban youth and to strengthen the culture of New York City wrestling. BTS works directly with the New York City Department of Education in a public-private partnership to bring the life changing sport of wrestling to over 3,000 New York City student-athletes to help them achieve their personal and athletic goals. Through the operation of wrestling programs in middle and high schools in the five boroughs, BTS and the DOE provide a safe, positive atmosphere in which disadvantaged and at-risk youth can learn the essential life lessons of grit, personal responsibility and teamwork, physical fitness and nutrition, and life-long learning. The goal of fostering strong, well-rounded student-athletes is delivered through coaching, after-school programs, life skills workshops, and summer camps. More information can be found at www.btsny.org.
About USA Wrestling
USA Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the Sport of Wrestling in the United States and, as such, is its representative to the United States Olympic Committee and United World Wrestling, the international wrestling federation. Simply, USA Wrestling is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. It has over 230,000 members across the nation, boys and girls, men and women of all ages, representing all levels of the sport. Its president is Bruce Baumgartner, and its Executive Director is Rich Bender. More information can be found at TheMat.com.
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